Mueller cannot make sense within a story that abandoned sense at the outset.
If the government is really 'working towards a zero suicide goal', the whole system must change.
'As a West Australian I’d like to remind Queensland, and the nation at large, that the mining industry is better at digging holes than it is at fulfilling promises.'
Those championing the Adani Carmichael mine and similar projects are pushing a new sort of nihilism — asking us to take one more step into our collective graves, with the promise of some small reward along the way.
The brand Katter has carefully cultivated offers a continual nudge nudge, wink wink of blokey matehood and pub banter bigotry.
Federal politicians are hoping West Australians will fall into line this election, despite decades of keeping the state at a distance.
Labor's recent Israel problem doesn't so much hinge on the comments made or the beliefs held, but rather that there is conflict at all.